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10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Jose Mourinho Gets It Right as Chelsea Snuff out Atletico Madrid Threat

A tight game was to be expected when these teams clashed, and with a passionate crowd behind them, it was inevitable In return, Chelsea held up their end of the bargain by remaining resolute, sticking to a game plan that puts them in an ideal position in this tie.

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Related Topix: Sports, John Terry, Frank Lampard, Soccer Players, Oscar, Eden Hazard, John Obi Mikel

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Independent

Atletico Madrid v Chelsea: Jose Mourinho must first stop Diego Costa before he buys him

"It's the most important goal I've scored," says Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa whenever he's asked about his strike in last season's Spanish Cup final against Real Madrid.

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Related Topix: Sports, Falcao, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Sergio Aguero

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Yahoo!

What if Chelsea had signed Andrea Pirlo in 2009?

"It was August 2009 and I'd reached agreement with Chelsea , the club where Ancelotti had just come in as manager.

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Related Topix: Sports, Frank Lampard, Soccer Players, John Obi Mikel, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Andrea Pirlo, Juventus

Tue Apr 15, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the Top 10 African Players to Play for Chelsea

Derek Smethurst was the first in the 1970s, but it is only in more recent times that Chelsea have celebrated the allure of African football by featuring some of the continent's finest talent.

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Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players, John Obi Mikel, Victor Moses, Salomon Kalou

Goal.com

AC Milan target Chelsea duo Cole and Mikel

The 33-year-old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge this summer and is yet to be offered a new deal, while the Nigerian has been sidelined by the impressive Nemanja Matic EXCLUSIVE By Gaia Brunelli AC Milan are weighing up moves for out-of-favour Chelsea duo Ashley Cole and John Obi Mikel as head coach Clarence Seedorf looks to bolster his ailing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, AC Milan, Soccer Players, Cesar Azpilicueta, John Obi Mikel, Ashley Cole, Chelsea

Sat Apr 12, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Striker Asamoah Gyan hopes to push Ghana farther in Brazil tournament

Ghana came awfully close to being the first African squad to reach the World Cup semi-finals in 2010, their progress halted by a handball from Uruguay striker Luis Suarez and Al Ain striker Asamoah Gyan's miss from the resulting penalty.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Ghana World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Kevin-Prince Boateng, More Sports, AC Milan, Andre Ayew

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ABC News

5 Ghana Players to Watch at the World Cup

Michael Essien and Kevin-Prince Boateng are both returning after extended breaks from international football to play for Ghana at the World Cup, and Andre Ayew is also likely to be one of the country's pivotal players in Brazil.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Ghana World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Kevin-Prince Boateng, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, AC Milan

Wed Apr 09, 2014

BleacherReport

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and 5 Other Players Who Love Jose Mourinho

The Special One masterminded Chelsea's comeback against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday, with much praise being heaped on him for his tactics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos, Xabi Alonso

Tue Apr 08, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien expects quick return from latest injury setback

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien believes he can make a quicker than expected recovery from his latest injury setback - allaying concerns over his fitness with barely two months to the 2014 World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Ghana World Cup

Mon Apr 07, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Afriyie Acquah credits thriving career to mentor Michael Essien

Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah has hailed the impact of Michael Essien in his thriving career in the Italian top flight with Parma.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Afriyie Acquah, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Thu Apr 03, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

2014 World Cup: Ghana injury fears grow as AC Milan midfielder Essien is ruled out for two weeks

Ghana's 2014 World Cup campaign is being threatened by an injury crisis after AC Milan confirmed Michael Essien could be out for more than two weeks with a thigh problem.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Ghana World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players

The Star Online

Injured Essien out of Milan's clash with Genoa

Midfielder Michael Essien is out of AC Milan's Serie A trip to Genoa on Monday after picking up a thigh injury, the club said on Thursday.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

GhanaWeb

Ghana one of EPL's biggest audience'

Ghana's audience for the English Premier League is acclaimed one of the highest in Africa, which accounts for about 22 per cent of the global audience.

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Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players

Sun Mar 30, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Performance of Ghanaian players abroad; Black Stars pair Gyan and...

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan scored a double for Al Ain in the UAE Pro League on Thursday while defenders Harrison Afful scored for Esperance in their victory in the CAF Champions League on Sunday to propel them to the knock stages.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Kevin-Prince Boateng, World Soccer, More Sports, AC Milan, Anthony Annan, Karim Bellarabi, Bayer Leverkusen

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Goal.com

Appiah: Essien needs time at Milan

The ex-Udinese midfielder has no doubt that the Ghana international will prove himself at San Siro, but was quick to add that it requires patience Former Ghana captain Stephen Appiah has appealed to AC Milan fans to exercise patience with on-loan midfielder Michael Essien .

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, AC Milan, Soccer Players, Clarence Seedorf, Chelsea

Thu Mar 27, 2014

BleacherReport

Dreamer Arsene Wenger Must Become a Pragmatist Again to Bring Arsenal Success

He needs to go from being a dreamer to a pragmatist, and revisit the past to understand how he earned his reputation.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Frank Lampard, Soccer Players, John Terry, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

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